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Salles-Lavalette

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Salles-Lavalette - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente
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Small border town with the Dordogne, Salles-Lavalette includes some 335 inhabitants. The town is located in the Occitan area and is one of the limitations with the langue d'oil. The remote location of major cities of Angouleme and Perigueux in fact a place where there is good food and quiet.

The gastronomic specialties Salles-Lavalette include both those of Périgord and Charente. It is possible to enjoy a good foie gras and cricket Charente.

The vineyards of Cognac communal ran down hills before being ravaged by phylloxera in the 18th century. Large cellars and some converted mansions recall the heyday. If the vines were not replanted, ranchers took over, making the surrounding landscape flowering rapeseed, sunflowers, tobacco, wheat, barley or corn.

The town is ranked among the villages in bloom.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySalles-Lavalette
Postcode16190
Tourism label
Latitude45.3834930 (N 45° 23’ 1”)
Longitude0.2330290 (E 0° 13’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 65m to 191m
Surface area20.15 km²
Population335 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngoulême (35 km, 41 min)
Insee code16362
IntercommunalityCC du Montmorélien
DepartmentCharente
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

Palluaud5.5 km (6 min)
Nanteuil-Auriac-de-Bourzac6.3 km (9 min)
Montignac-le-Coq6.6 km (9 min)
Juignac6.6 km (9 min)
Gurat6.9 km (8 min)
Saint-Amant7.2 km (8 min)
Vaux-Lavalette8.5 km (10 min)
Vendoire10.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Séverin10.2 km (14 min)
Saint-Paul-Lizonne10.4 km (15 min)
La Chapelle-Grésignac10.5 km (14 min)
Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard10.8 km (13 min)
Pillac11 km (15 min)
Bouteilles-Saint-Sébastien11 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Overview of the village in winter
Overview of the village in winter
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Small quiet streets and quiet ...
Small quiet streets and quiet ...
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Moulin sartyi
Moulin sartyi
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Church of St. Martin
Church of St. Martin
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Vault wooden church
Vault wooden church
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Mills sartyi indoors
Mills sartyi indoors
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Church
Church
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Bakery Salles-Lavalette
Bakery Salles-Lavalette
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Market on Friday evening, Town Hall Square
Market on Friday evening, Town Hall Square
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Christmas Market
Christmas Market
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Weather

Sunday 5 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Trotte-Renard Mill
Village visitEasy1h30Bunzac (36 km)
Banks of the Tardoire
HikeEasy1h30Eymouthiers (38 km)
Banks of the Isle River
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Trélissac (48 km)
La Vallade loop
HikeEasy3h30Saint-Saud-Lacoussière (49 km)
Historic walk in Lanmary Forest
HikeIntermediate5h00Antonne-et-Trigonant (50 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels